The Republic of the Philippinesi s a sovereign island country in Southeast Asia. It consists of about 7,641 islands. The island sit astride the typhoon belt. Which means that the island experience annual torrential rains and thunderstorms from July to October. It is a country with not that many tourists and a perfect place for diving.
- Capital: Manila
- Population: 100,981,437
- Area: 300,000 km2
- Language: Filipino, English +19 recognised regional languages
- Religion: 92% Christianity
- Interesting fact: Of the top 10 largest shopping malls in the world, three are found in the Philippines